NEW DELHI: Krafton, the South Korean gaming firm claims that it has removed 25 lakh accounts in the past month. The company decided to do this in order to eradicate cheating on its popular game, Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI).
The company also said that it has a zero-tolerance policy towards cheaters and also it is constantly making efforts to minimise cheating and also remove cheaters from BGMI.
“In line with its efforts, Krafton now has cleaned out most of the cheaters in the game, making BGMI a much more fun experience, and will continue to take whatever steps are necessary to keep BGMI fair and fun,” the company said in a statement.
The title is only available for gamers in India. The company also revealed that it has banned 25,19,692 accounts permanently and 7,06,319 accounts temporarily between October 1 and November 10.
Some of the steps undertaken by KRAFTON in that direction include Prebans, which replaced all interim bans with permanent bans, leaving no possibility for a second chance.
Manual verification and banning of accounts that use or promote illegal programs among high-rankers. The team is monitoring such accounts in real time and banning them permanently if any illegal programme is traced. And, real time monitoring of YouTube for any channels that promote illegal programs and blocking the channels immediately and if any cases are found.
Recently, Battlegrounds Mobile India has announced some changes in respect to the login methods for the app. The company has confirmed via an official post that Facebook logins will be disabled starting November 5 for a certain type of BGMI users.
The change in login method is only applicable for Android users and won’t affect iOS users at all. The company has also confirmed that the change is due to a policy change in the Facebook SDK.